Today – April 18 – is the Individual Income Tax Filing Deadline

As a final reminder, today, April 18 is the tax filing deadline. The Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) reminds District residents who are unable to file their individual income tax returns by today’s deadline may apply for an extension by using the FR-127 Extension Voucher via The FR-127 will allow a six month extension to file an individual income tax return, however, it does not extend a due date to pay an amount due to the District of Columbia.

For District residents who plan to file their tax returns by today’s deadline below are the services available:

E-Filing Tax Returns Recommended

E-filing is faster, minimizes errors, and provides filers with an electronic filing acknowledgement.

OTR offers the following electronic filing methods:

  • Free File: A service that allows taxpayers to choose from a number of free tax prep software options
  • Fillable Form: An online version of the D-40/D-40EZ form and schedules that allows taxpayers to fill in their tax information, e-sign, and e-file their return.

Click here to begin e-filing the District of Columbia individual income tax return.

Free Tax Prep Assistance

Customer service specialists will prepare District of Columbia individual income tax returns for free today at the Customer Service Walk-in Center located at 1101 4th Street, SW, Suite W270 Washington, DC 20024 from 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. No appointment necessary.

Please bring copies of the following:

  • Completed federal tax return
  • Applicable schedules
  • W-2s or statements showing DC withholdings

Quick Payment Options

For taxpayers who owe the District, OTR’s web tax portal, provides the convenience of making tax payments without having users log into the system. On the bottom of homepage, look for the ‘QUICK PAYMENTS’ option to pay by e-check or credit/debit card.

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